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SENATOR PROCLAMATION 2019

The newly elected senators have been proclaimed on Wednesday, May 22, at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC). The 12[...]

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ALVAREZ GETS COPY OF FLOIRENDO LIBEL SUIT

November 4, 2018 - 3:20 PM

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 1- Former House Speaker Pantaleon D. Alvarez  got an official copy of the affidavit of Rep. Antonio “Tonyboy” R. Floirendo Jr.  accusing  him of the crime of libel  during a recent clarificatory hearing conducted by the Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office. “It was during the hearing that Alvarez thru his lawyer was officially […]

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VILLAR TO FUND REHAB OF ILOILO TOWN’S EVAC CENTER

November 1, 2018 - 2:03 PM

Seator Cynthia Villar assured the local government unit of Dumangas, Iloilo that she will shoulder their financial needs for the improvement of their evacuation center. (PNA photo by Cindy Ferrer)   ILOILO CITY — Senator Cynthia Villar is shouldering the financial needs of Dumangas town to improve its evacuation center.   Villar, who was at the town […]

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HOUSE PASSES ON FINAL READING BILL REVISING BAGUIO CITY CHARTER

October 30, 2018 - 5:01 PM

Baguio City may soon enjoy more autonomy as the bill seeking to revise its charter hurdled the House on third and final reading. Principally authored by Rep. Mark Go (Lone District, Baguio City), House Bill 8240 seeks to revise and codify the old Charter of the City of Baguio, which was enacted into law and […]

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SOLON ENLISTS COLLEAGUES’ SUPPORT TO RAISE AGE OF CONSENT TO 16

October 30, 2018 - 5:03 PM

MANILA — Senator Nancy Binay is convinced that the age of consent in the country should be raised to 16 years old from the present 12, following reports of alleged rape of a 15-year-old by a policeman.   In July, Binay filed Senate Bill 1895 which aims to make 16 years old the minimum age to […]

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CAYETANO BIDS PRRD CABINET GOODBYE

October 30, 2018 - 4:58 PM

DAVAO CITY- Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano formally bid goodbye as member of President Duterte’s cabinet during his birthday celebration in Davao City Sunday night.   “It’s my time Mr. President to say thank you and goodbye to the Cabinet. But you didn’t lose a colleague in the cabinet to my dear colleagues […]

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COMELEC EXEC CALLS OUT POLL BETS ENGAGING IN EARLY CAMPAIGNING

October 25, 2018 - 2:38 PM

MANILA — An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday called out candidates in the 2019 mid-term elections campaigning as early as now. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez reminded those who filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) for senator that the campaign period for national positions will start only on February 12, 2019 and will […]

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KILUSANG PAGBABAGO TO PUSH FOR FEDERALISM IN CEBU RALLY

October 25, 2018 - 2:25 PM

KP PRESSCON. Kilusang Pagbabago-Visayas leaders hold a press conference in connection with their pro-federalism rally set this Sunday at the Cebu Provincial Capitol. Present during presscon on Wednesday (October 24, 2018) are (from right) KP-Visayas lead convenor Doris Isubal-Mongaya, co-convenor Atty. Rex JMA Fernandez, KP-Region 7 lead convenor Rodrigo Tanza Jr., and KP-Cebu Province chairman Josephus […]

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ANDAYA UNDERGOES DRUG TEST, SUBMITS RESULT TO COMELEC

October 25, 2018 - 2:34 PM

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya, Jr. has voluntarily submitted himself to a drug test in response to a challenge from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) for candidates in May 2018 elections to undergo such examination.   Andaya provided the Commission on Elections a copy of the drug test result, which turned out negative, when […]

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HOUSE APPROVES BILL GRANTING OFWs EQUAL PROTECTION ON THEIR MONEY CLAIMS

October 23, 2018 - 4:23 PM

The House of Representatives approved on second reading House Bill 1700 which seeks to grant Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) the right to equal protection on money claims in case their employment abroad has been terminated. House Bill 1700, authored by Reps. Tomasito Villarin (Party-list, Akbayan) and Jesulito Manalo (Party-list, Angkla), seeks to amend the fifth […]

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ZUBIRI CONDEMNS KILLING OF SUGAR FARM WORKERS IN NEGROS

October 22, 2018 - 9:16 PM

Sen. Juan Miguel F. Zubiri pressed for indepth investigation on the killing of nine sugar workers including women and minors in Hacienda Nene in Sagay City, Negros Occidental. “I condemn this killing in the heart of sugarland which is an important sector of our economy. I have just come from Bacolod in Negros and I […]

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SOLONS SEEK PROBE ON NEGROS SUGAR FARMERS MASSACRE

October 22, 2018 - 9:20 PM

Photo: Members of the Makabayan bloc file Monday House Resolution 2262, seeking a congressional inquiry into the killing of nine sugar farmworkers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental. (Photo courtesy of Makabayan bloc) MANILA — Lawmakers belonging to the Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives are seeking a congressional investigation into the killing of nine sugar farmworkers in Sagay […]

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COMELEC WILL ACCEPT PETITIONS FOR VOLUNTARY INCLUSION IN BOL

October 22, 2018 - 9:45 PM

Interaksyon Photo Credits MANILA — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday announced it will be accepting petitions for voluntary inclusion in the January 21, 2019 plebiscite to ratify the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) before the end of October. In a statement, the poll body said the petition may be filed by a local government unit […]

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BONG GO FILES COC

October 15, 2018 - 6:22 PM

Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go filed his Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) at the Commission of Elections (Comelec) office in Intramuros today, Monday (October 15). Accompanying Go is President Rodrigo Duterte and several Cabinet members, violating the 4-companion only rule. Photo by Raymart Lolo

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PULONG FILES COC

October 13, 2018 - 9:16 PM

DAVAO CITY– Presidential son, Paolo Z. Duterte, filed a certificate of candidacy (CoC) yesterday, Oct 12, for congressman representing the First District of Davao City at the Commission on Election (Comelec) office in the city. Paolo, who earlier resigned as vice mayor of the city filed his COC with his lawyers and younger sister, Mayor […]

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SALCEDO FILES COC AS 2ND-TERM SOLON FOR ALBAY’S 2ND DISTRICT

October 13, 2018 - 10:27 PM

FILING OF COC.  Albay Rep. Joey Salceda filed on Friday his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) with the Commission on Election (COMELEC) Albay provincial office. (Photo from Joey Sarte Salceda FB page)   LEGAZPI CITY — Albay Rep. Joey Salceda filed on Friday his certificate of candidacy (COC) at the Commission on Election’s (Comelec) provincial office here. Salceda, who […]

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VILMA SANTOS SEEKS SECOND TERM IN BATANGAS

October 13, 2018 - 10:22 PM

COC FILING. Lipa City’s celebrity lawmaker Vilma Santos Recto, accompanied by Senator husband Ralph Recto, files her Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for her reelection bid as Batangas 6th District Representative (Lone District of Lipa City) at the Commission on Election provincial office in Batangas City on Oct. 11, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Batangas Capitol PIO) BATANGAS CITY – […]

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